1964 Fisk/King’s Chapel, Boston, MA
1964 Fisk/King’s Chapel, Boston, MA

New Music from Boston #1907

…premieres of commissioned works and spontaneous improvisations recorded during the 2014 AGO National Convention.

Hour 1

ROBERT NICHOLLS: Triptych Improvisation on Themes by William BillingsRobert Nicholls (1953 Aeolian-Skinner/Arlington Street Church, Boston, MA) PD Archive (r. 6/25/14)

ROBERT SIROTA: Apparitions for Organ and String QuartetGabriela Diaz & Gabriel Boyers, violin; Noriko Herndon, viola; Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello; Heinrich Christensen (1964 Fisk/King’s Chapel, Boston, MA) PD Archive (r. 6/26/14)

DAVID LASKY: Prelude on PicardyMark Dwyer, organist. NICO MUHLY: PatternsJohn Scott, organist. TRADITIONAL: Hymn, Sine nomine –Mark Dwyer (1938-1964 Aeolian-Skinner/Church of the Advent, Boston, MA) PD Archive (r. 6/26/14)

Filler – NICHOLLS (see above)

Hour 2

CARSON COOMAN: Solstice Fanfare and Sonata, Op. 1013Chris Gekker, trumpet; Christian Lane (2012 Fisk/Memorial Church, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA) PD Archive (r. 6/24/14)

HILARY TAN: EmbertidesHeinrich Christensen (1972 Casavant/1st Unitarian Church, Boston, MA) PD Archive (6/25/14)

IVAN BOŽIČEVIĆ: Kyrie eleisonChoir of St. Paul’s, Harvard Square/John Robinson; Jonathan Wessler (1883 Hook & Hastings/Mission Church, Boston, MA) PD Archive (r. 6/27/14)

THIERRY ESCAICH: Symphonic Triptych on 2 Themes (O Zion haste; Be Thou my vision)Thierry Escaich (Mission Church) PD Archive (r. 6/27/14)

Filler – TRADITIONAL (see above)

Thanks to Martin Steinmetz of the Boston Chapter of the AGO and audio engineers Christopher Greenleaf, Kathrine Handford, Alan McClellan and Stephanie Rogers for providing recordings of these convention events.